Lucy E. Beard, 87, of Cape Coral, died Thursday, July 4, 2013. She was born Jan. 30, 1926. in Olean, N.Y., a child of Joseph and Filomena (Civale) Apa.
A resident of Cape Coral since 2004, she previously lived in Olean where she was a member of St. Mary's Church, she was also a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Fort Myers.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Paul R. Beard; her children, Deborah L. (Marlon) Zielinski of Cape Coral and Robert Beard of Charlotte, N.C.; her granddaughter, Shelby Zielinski of Cape Coral; and her brother, Joseph Apa of Alexandria, Va.
Funeral services will be held privately by the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Friends may sign the guest book at www.horizonfunerals.com.